ICC World Test Championship Updated Points Table After Eng vs Pak: England Get Closer to Australia

England closed their gap with second-place Australia in the in the ICC World Test Championship points table after winning the three-match series against Pakistan 1-0.

ICC World Test Championship Updated Points Table After Eng vs Pak: England Get Closer to Australia

England closed their gap with second-place Australia in the in the ICC World Test Championship points table after winning the three-match series against Pakistan 1-0.

England drew their third and final Test, which was affected by rain, against Pakistan in Southampton. The second Test, which too was affected by Southampton rain, was also drawn. England had won the first Test in Manchester by three wickets.

England are now on 292 points, only four behind second-placed Australia. The two teams had drawn a five-match Ashes series 2-2 early in the championship. England have completed four series while Australia have played three so far.

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England had earlier beaten South Africa 3-1 in a four-match series and West Indies 2-1 in a three-match series earlier in the summer.

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Pakistan, meanwhile, are fifth with 166 points, 14 behind New Zealand. Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka 1-0 in a two-match series and lost both matches in their tour of Australia. They won the first match of their two-Test series at home against Bangladesh, with the second match postponed due to Covid-19.

India are the leaders of the table with 360 points from four series.

Bangladesh are in the bottom of the table with 0 points from 2 series. South Africa have 24 points from the same number of series and are eighth in the table. West India are seventh with 40 points from 2 series.

Each series of the WTC is worth 120 points, distributed evenly over the number of matches in a series. The points range from 60 for each match of a two-Test series to 24 for each match of a five-Test series.



Team Rankings

RankTeamPointsRating
1 Australia 3028 116
2 New Zealand 2406 115
3 India 3085 114
4 England 3882 105
5 Sri Lanka 2454 91
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 England 5405 123
2 India 5819 119
3 New Zealand 3716 116
4 Australia 3941 109
5 South Africa 3345 108
FULL Ranking
RankTeamPointsRating
1 Australia 6047 275
2 England 5959 271
3 India 9319 266
4 Pakistan 6009 261
5 South Africa 4380 258
FULL Ranking

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